Aboriginal Education Research Forum 2011

Conference Agenda


Day 1 — Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Time Event/Activities
5:30 – 9:30 p.m. Registration Opens Banquet – Centennial Ballroom
  • Banquet Emcee – Cultural Celebrations Committee
  • Banquet Prayer – Elder

Cultural Presentation

Day 2 — Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Time Event/Activities
7:00 a.m. Pipe Ceremony – Carlton Room
  • Elder Myra Laramee
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast – Centennial Ballroom
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Opening Ceremony
  • Emcee – Richard Perrault, Planning Committee Chair
  • Opening Prayer – Elder Mary Guilbault
  • Opening Song – Niji Mahkwa School & Elder Myra Laramee
Welcoming Remarks
  • Richard Perrault, Aboriginal Education Directorate
  • Dr. Mary Young & Dr. Laara Fitznor - Program Overview
Keynote Speaker
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Health Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions 1
  • see breakout schedule
12:15–1:30 p.m. Lunch – Centennial Ballroom
  • Luncheon Emcee – Debbie Beach Ducharme
  • Luncheon Prayer – Elder Don Robertson
1:30–2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions 2
  • see breakout schedule
2:30–3:00 p.m. Health Break
3:00–4:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions 3
  • see breakout schedule
4:00 p.m. Adjournment
5:30 p.m. Honouring our Volunteers and Networking Reception
  • Wendy Prince – Honour song
Day 3 — Thursday, April 28, 2011
Time Event/Activities
7:00 a.m. Pipe Ceremony – Carlton Room
9:00–10:00 a.m. Day Two Summary
  • Emcee's – Dr. Mary Young & Dr. Laara Fitznor, Program Committee Co-Chairs
Opening Prayer
  • Elder George Fleury
Keynote Speaker
10:00–10:30 a.m. Health Break
10:30–12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions 4
  • see breakout schedule
12:00–1:30 pm Lunch - Centennial Ballroom
1:30–2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions 5
  • see breakout schedule
2:30–3:00 p.m. Health Break
3:00–4:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions 6
  • see breakout schedule
4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks – Centennial Ballroom
  • Richard Perrault, Planning Committee Chair
  • Dr. Mary Young & Dr. Laara Fitznor, Program Committee Co-Chairs
Closing Ceremony
  • Elder Garry Robson